And so with the USA’s withdrawal from the Paris Treaty some more of the underlying ugliness of what the climate movement means for the world is exposed to the general public. Continue reading
I’ve just finished reading an extended article from Thursday’s Guardian. It describes how guidelines on low-fat diets arose and explains how they have been rigorously defended to the exclusion of other theories – to the detriment of health, science and some careers. I was struck by … Continue reading
How would you present climate change from a sceptical viewpoint to a lay audience in a 20 minute talk? That’s what a friend has volunteered to do and recently asked for my help. In particular, could I provide some illustrations? The … Continue reading
For a bit of fun on a wet Saturday, some music on unexpected instruments – songs as you’ve not heard them before, starting with an excellent version of Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal – on a barrel organ. Next up New … Continue reading
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Update – March 2016 – For Brussels
Back in the late 80’s I fell in love with a recording of Latin American harp music. It has taken me more than twenty-five years to discover its identity. Today I am very happy to say I’ve found it.
Whether they’re wet (river deltas, tidal channels) or dry (desert, erosion), I never cease to be fascinated by these images. The first two even have ‘leaves’ and are especially beautiful:
Here’s an odd thing. Having experienced such cold weather on holiday in July, I went to take a look at the Met Office maps and graphs, and the UK mean temperature map for July 2015 was a bit of a … Continue reading
Is it really more than 3 months since I last posted something? I can easily believe it. What excuse would you like me to make? I have many, but thankfully this time I’ve no reason to blame a black dog … Continue reading
Found at Bishop Hill and reposted here so I can find it again.